EXPERT KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND FOUNDER OF GOOGLE X GERMAN EDUCATOR, PROGRAMMER, ROBOTICS DEVELOPER AND COMPUTER SCIENTIST
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Keynote speaker category: Technology, Leadership and The Future. Keynote speaker topics: Robotics, Artificial intelligence, Education, Human computer interaction, Medical devices. Google X, Self driving cars and mobility.
Sebastian Thrun - Ted Talk - March 2011
Professor Sebastian Thrun is an expert researcher of the highest order on robotics, particularly self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, education, human computer interaction and medical devices.
He founded Google's self driving car team, after winning the DARPA Grand Challenge. Together with Peter Norvig, Thrun developed the first global MOOC with 160,000 students enrolled. Google Scholar ranks Thrun's publication h-index #14 worldwide in all of computer science.
Thrun also founded Google X, where he founded Google Glass among many other projects. He was elected into the National Academy of Engineering and the German Academy of Sciences at age 39. Thrun founded and sold a number of tech companies, including Udacity (valued at over $1B) and KittyHawk. Fast Company named Thrun the fifth most creative person in business, and Foreign Policy touted him Global Thinker #4. He won numerous awards, including the Max Planck Research Award.
Companies and projects: Founder of Google X - 2007 - 2014 CEO of Kitty Hawk Corporation -APril 1958 - Present Co-Founder and President of Udacity (and Former CEO) - May 2012 - Present Professor Stanford University - July 2003 - Present